If ever the former host of “Politically Incorrect” has had a bigger target and fodder for material than politically incorrect President Donald Trump, we can’t imagine who.
Former President George W. Bush? Nope. Not him. President Barack Obama? Surely, you jest. Milo Yiannopoulos, the controversial senior editor at Breitbart News?
OK, that one. Bill Maher found himself the target of Twitter fury and columnists this week over hosting, and not suitably challenging, Yiannopoulos, a provocateur on subjects like race, Islam, feminism and Trump, on “Real Time.”
And now Maher, host of his popular Friday night HBO program “Real Time with Bill Maher,” brings his standup act back to the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater on Aug. 5. We’re thinking Trump might want to skip his routine South Florida visits that weekend.
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Although we bet the author of “The New New Rules: A Funny Look at How Everybody But Me Has Their Head Up Their Ass” might welcome the sparring partner on stage for his show on the Beach.
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If you go
What: Comic and “Real Time” host Bill Maher performs
When: 8 p.m. Aug. 5
Where: The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
Information: LiveNation.com or 800-745-3000